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Wai Kahe Restaurant
The King Kamehameha Golf Club
2500 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Waikapu
(808) 249-0033 • www.kamehamehagolf.com
Open daily: lunch 10 am-3 pm • pupu & cocktails 3-5 pm
Available to members and guests, including part-time and “Guest for a Day” members. Hawai‘i Regional and traditional Japanese cuisine served in intimate indoor seating or the sun court, located beside the finishing hole.
Cafe O’Lei at the Dunes
The Dunes at Maui Lani
1333 Maui Lani Pkwy., Kahului
(808) 877-0073 • www.cafeoleimaui.com
Open daily: 8:30 am-7:30 pm (Mondays 8:30 am-4 pm)
Seating indoors or out, overlooking holes 1 and 18. Live music Wednesdays by the Hula Honeys, Thursdays by Reiko Fukino, Fridays & Saturdays by Benoit JazzWorks. Fresh catch daily, short ribs Thursdays, prime rib Friday & Saturday nights.
Kahili Golf Course
2500 Honoapi‘ilani Hwy., Waikapu
(808) 242-6000 • www.kahilirestaurant.com
Open daily: lunch 11 am-3 pm • pupu & cocktails 3-5 pm • Friday prime rib & seafood buffet 5:30-8:30 pm • Saturday Asian fusion seafood buffet 5:30-8:30 pm • Sunday brunch buffet 9 am-1 pm
Situated on the slopes of the West Maui Mountains with views from the dining room and lanai of the golf course, the ocean and Haleakala. Winner of the 2011 ‘Aipono Award as Best-kept Secret.
Royal Ka‘anapali Golf Course
2290 Ka‘anapali Pkwy., Ka‘anapali
(808) 669.6999 • www.royshawaii.com
Open daily: lunch 11 am-2 pm • pupu & cocktails 2-5:30 pm • dinner: 5:30 pm
In 2012, Roy’s moved its location — and award- winning menu — to Ka‘anapali Resort, shortening the drive time to enjoy Asian-inspired fare like Chinese-style jade pesto steamed fish, Korean garlic chicken bento and dim sum.
Pukalani Club House
Pukalani Country Club
360 Pukalani St., Pukalani
(808) 572-1325 • www.pukalaniclubhouse.com
Open daily: 7 am-8:30 pm
Open-air dining with views of holes 9 and 10 and the West Maui Mountains beyond. Live music by Honey Bun & the Coconuts the first Tuesday of the month. Friday night prime rib • Loco Moco Challenge: Win dinner for 2 . . . and bragging rights!
Wailea Gold & Emerald Course Clubhouse
100 Wailea Golf Club Dr., Wailea
(808) 875-8080 • www.gannonsrestaurant.com
Open daily: breakfast 8:30 am-3 pm • lunch 11 am-3 pm • happy hour 3-6 pm • dinner 5:30-9 pm
Gannon’s offers a formal dining space, and outdoor seating overlooking Maui’s southern coast. Chef Bev Gannon was a founding member of Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine — and the menu reflects it. While you’re there, be sure to check out the Red Bar.
Cafe on the Green
Makena Golf Course
5415 Makena Alanui, Makena
(808) 874-1111 • www.makenaresortmaui.com
Open daily: 11 am-6:30 pm • happy hour 4:30-6:30 pm
The course is closed for renovations, but the cafe is open, serving up sunsets and live entertainment every happy hour. Blue ocean vistas, emerald golf greens and casual, al fresco dining on the trellised veranda are hallmarks of this establishment.
Cafe O’Lei Waiehu
Waiehu Municipal Golf Course
200 Halewaiu Rd., Waiehu
(808) 242-2770 • www.cafeoleimaui.com
Open Monday-Friday 6:45 am-5 pm • Saturday & Sunday 6 am-5 pm • happy hour daily 11 am-3 pm
A little more local and laid-back than its sister Cafe O’Lei restaurants, this clubhouse venue serves a mix of Mediterranean cuisine and island fare, such as roast pork, blackened mahi and curried chicken salad. Weekends, enjoy live music 11 am-3 pm.
Kono’s on the Green
Elleair Maui Golf Club
1345 Pi‘ilani Hwy. at Lipoa, Kihei
(808) 633-4220 • www.konosonmaui.com
Open daily: 10:30 am-10 pm
Dine on rack of lamb, steak, or the fresh daily catch while drinking in a view of Kaho‘olawe, Lana‘i and the West Maui Mountains. Indoor/outdoor seating, lounge, and live entertainment from jazz to Hawaiian on Sundays, 4-7 pm.
Mulligan’s on the Blue
Wailea Old Blue Course Clubhouse
100 Kaukahi St., Wailea
(808) 874-1131 • www.mulligansontheblue.com
Open Monday-Friday 11 am-1 am • Saturday & Sunday 8:30 am-1 am • happy hour 3-6 pm & 10 pm-closing
Corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, and beer-battered fish and chips are among the menu items; ocean views with every meal. Local entertainment nightly. Wednesdays, guitar virtuoso Willie K performs everything from Hawaiian to Italian arias; dinner show starts at 7 pm. Reservations: (808) 250-8288
Kapalua Bay Course
200 Kapalua Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669–9600 • www.cdinecrg.com
Open daily: breakfast 8 am-2:30 pm • lunch 11 am-2:30 pm • grille menu 2:30-5:30 pm • dinner from 5:30 pm
Overlooking the 18th hole, Pineapple Grill is casual yet elegant. Dine indoors or out at this multiple ‘Aipono Award winner (Best Breakfast, Best Bar, Restaurant of the Year, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Best Wine List). Live entertainment Thursday-Saturday.
The Challenge at Manele Clubhouse
1 Challenge Dr., Lana‘i City, Island of Lana‘i
(808) 565-2000 • www.fourseasons.com/manelebay
Open daily: 11 am-3 pm
This open-air, cliff-side restaurant offers panoramic ocean and fairway views. The menu is casual and island-influenced: Hulopo‘e Bay prawn BLT, spicy ahi tempura roll, goat-cheese empanadas, lychee and raspberry ice cream, and more.
Plantation House Restaurant
Kapalua Plantation Course
2000 Plantation Club Dr., Kapalua
(808) 669-6299 • www.theplantationhouse.com
Open daily: 8 am-9 pm
Located in the clubhouse of Kapalua’s Plantation Course, this open-air dining room offers panoramic views, plus live Hawaiian music by Wilmont Kahaiali‘i Jr. every Friday, 7:30-9:30 pm. Chef Jojo Vasquez, one of Hawai‘i’s “Rising Star Chefs,” creates locally sourced and inspired dishes.